If you manage a network of computers then you need a tool to know more details about different traffic events to identify and fix possible problems. It is impossible to see the byte transactions going on in the network layer without the use of some specialized tools to analyze the traffic. This is one of such applications that network administrators depend on to monitor the data transmission going on in a network. The interface is intuitive and you will find easy where to see different reports and events.
It is able to monitor the traffic send through switches, routers, computers of various operating systems. Therefore, the administrator can detect the type of traffic passing through the network irrespective of the hardware involved.
The program interface offers ample information about network transactions in several windows. The user can change the arrangement of the windows and also restore it back to its default settings with a click of the mouse. The Administrator can also filter the type of traffic to capture by a variety of ways such IP address and protocols to single out traffic from a particular computer or service.
Microsoft Network Monitor is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in network monitoring category and is available to all software users as a free download.